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    Pinerolese DOC

    Pinerolese DOC is an appellation for red and rose’ wines. It can be produced in the countryside very close to Torino around a small town called Pinerolo and also in some communes in the Cuneo province. Grapes/Blend The wines have a very wide and interesting blend. The most important rule in the Disciplinare says that the Pinerolo DOC wine must include min. 50% Barbera, Bonarda, Nebbiolo, Neretto, either singularly or together. The other 50% can be any other non-aromatic red varieties authorized in Piedmont. Pinerolese DOC Appellation’s Varietal wines The appellation allows also to have varietals driven wines. In order to be able to write the name of the variety…

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    Piemonte DOC

    Piemonte DOC is an important appellation and it takes the name of the whole region. There are no IGTs and, for this reason, it is pretty big and it allows white wines, red wines, rose’ and also sparkling wines.  We are working on this Piemonte DOC appellation description.Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info atcheers@drinkitalian.com In the meantime, if you are in the mood for a good book, you can try:– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce Vita by Tony Margiotta Additionally, you can…